(Dodge County) Moraine Park Technical College has announced the selection of Renee Vnuk-Uhrman of Campbellsport to the 2019-2020 Campus Compact Newman Civic Fellows group. Campus Compact, is a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education. They recently announced the 262 students who will make up this year’s group. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a one-year experience emphasizing personal, professional, and civic growth for students who have demonstrated a capacity for leadership and an investment in solving public problems. The fellowship provides a variety of learning and networking opportunities, including a national conference, access to exclusive scholarships, and post-graduate opportunities.
Vnuk-Uhrman, a first-year medical laboratory technician student, took advantage of dual credit opportunities in high school and became a certified phlebotomist after graduating. She is also part of the College’s Promise program, volunteers at her local community hospital and Campbellsport High School and maintains top academic scores.
Moraine Park president Bonnie Baerwald says “Renee is a strong role model of the Moraine Park core abilities. Her dedication to family, school, and community speaks to her strong work ethic, solid integrity, and desire to make a difference.”
A total of nine students were selected from Wisconsin to participate in the Newman Civic Fellows group, and Vnuk-Uhrman represents one of two technical college students in the group. For more information on the Newman Civic Fellowship visit compact.org/newman-civic-fellowship. For more information on Moraine Park Technical College, visit morainepark.edu.